NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) February 5, 2007
BreakThru Radio (BTR), the Internet's voice of the World's Best Independent Music, announced a new regional show featuring all Memphis artists, hosted by prominent blogger and self-described scenester Rachel Hurley. The show, entitled "10 Degrees Of Memphis" will air every six weeks, joining the ranks of regional shows from across the country and now around the globe.
Rachel Hurley joins BTR to pick and choose the best in independent music out of Memphis. She is the publisher of Scenestars.net and Rachelandthecity.com, and contributes to Spin.com, Projectdu.com, Image Magazine. Hurley also writes a weekly column in The Commercial Appeal called "On the Record" that details what's going on in the Memphis music scene. Hurley grew up in Memphis and attended the University of Memphis. After two boring winters in Nashville and five cold winters in New York City, she returned home as a regular concert attendee with her finger on the pulse in what great music is coming out of this city.
BTR also announced today a new weekly video segment that will kick off with a featured video from Austrailian band Gotye. BTR will premiere a video clip from their latest video "Hearts A Mess" from animator and film clip director Brendan Cook. Each week BreakThru Radio will feature a short film from independent bands with it's easy to use video player. Visit http://www.breakthruradio.com all week to check it out.
About BreakThru Radio
BreakThru Radio (BTR) is the Internet's voice of the World's Best Independent Music, where DJs take music personally, ranging from the biggest death metal fans, to dance party mixes, and everything in between. "Music for music lovers," is BTR's motto, and one that their DJs take very seriously. In a world where independent music is becoming more and more accessible, the need for select sources to filter the best is a necessity. Music fans across the globe have become frustrated and victimized by commercial radio.
BTR offers listeners access to unknown artists throughout the world, with a daily audience that includes more than a dozen countries. The site has garnered over 80 million listeners in its first year with its unique on-demand musical programming and focus on the best new independent music worldwide. With the addition of top-notch editorial content, independent video coverage, and worldwide show calendars, BTR puts everything a music fan needs and wants - in one place.
Unlike other radio stations, BTR offers listeners with on-demand programming. A first in internet radio, listeners can cater to their musical preferences, while still finding the best independent and unsigned artists across the world. Using UpSNAP's cutting edge technology, BreakThru Radio makes its weekly and specialty shows more accessible for an on-the-go market of students and young professionals with exclusive access to its on-demand programming through their mobile phones. BreakThru Radio services are available through virtually all of the major carrier networks in the U.S. These include Nextel/Sprint, Cingular, Verizon, Alltel and T-Mobile.
BTR can be heard on http://www.breakthruradio.com and http://www.NYTrack.com, New York's only website dedicated to the tri-state high school track community, thus reaching over 5 million high school students.